Diaspora

Kenyattas’ bank in bid to acquire Kigali lender

8 months ago Dunia Times Reporter 0
Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA), which is majority-owned by the Kenyatta family, is in the running to acquire the Rwandese subsidiary of Uganda’s Crane Bank in what marks the latest expansion of the wealthy family’s empire. CBA already operates an equivalent of mobile banking service M-Shwari in Rwanda using a microfinance licence. The Nairobi-based lender Read More

The Joy of a Mother: Kenyan Man Takes 83-Year-Old Mum to Harvard University

9 months ago Dunia Times Reporter 0
A Kenyan man has taken her 83 year-old mother to visit the famous Harvard University in the United States. Chris Mburu posted a powerful message accompanied by photos of him and his elderly mum at the world-renowned Harvard University. Mburu narrates his rise from poverty to attending one of the most prestigious education institutions in Read More

Kenyan man in US charged with rape, faces up to 16 years in prison

9 months ago Dunia Times Reporter 0
A Kenyan man  was arrested early Wednesday in Greensburg, Illinois, on the suspicion of raping a woman in a hotel room. Police were called to the Baymont Inn at 2317 N. SR 3 shortly before 1:30 a.m. Wednesday after a report of a sex offense, according to police call records. Law enforcement officials subsequently arrested Read More

Australian High Court declares Kenyan-born lawyer Lucy Gichuhi new Senator

9 months ago Dunia Times Reporter 0
  The Australian High Court has cleared citizenship hurdles pitting the legitimacy of Lucy Gichuhi’s senate win.The court confirmed the Kenyan-born lawyer’s citizenship, therefore, ending the debacle on the validity of her election.Gichuhi was to replace Bob Day in the Senate but there were claims that she had dual citizenship.The lawyer moved to Australia in 1999 Read More

VIDEO: Kenyan born lawyer wins seat in Australian Senate

9 months ago Dunia Times Reporter 0
A Kenya-born woman has moved closer to becoming a senator in Australia after a vote recount ordered by a court went in her favour, Australia’s state broadcaster reports. Lucy Gichuhi won the recount conducted on the orders of an Australian High Court in its April 5 verdict. Now all she needs is an official declaration Read More
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